Resources

LABORATORY/EQUIPMENT

PICTURES AND DESCRIPTION

 

A: REFRIGERATOR AND AIR-CONDITIONING LABORATORY

1. Vortex Tube refrigerator R434

Vortex

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A mechanical device that separates a compressed gas into hot and cold  streams.

 

2. Ventilation Trainer BS500

Ventilation Trainer

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

For studying the parameters influencing air flow in ducts and the methods  of  designing  and commissioning such systems.

 

3. Air-conditioning lab unit A660

Air

 

 

 

 

 

A complete, upgradeable, instrumented air conditioning laboratory unit  mounted on a steel frame and castor wheels. Upgrades may be added at  any stage in the unit’s long life to spread the investment costs.

 

4. Refrigerator cycle Demonstration Unit R633

Refrigerator cycle

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A bench mounted vapour compression refrigeration cycle demonstration  unit using a hermetic compressor and water cooled flooded glass  condenser and evaporator. A float controlled expansion device controls the flow of refrigerant in the system.

 

5. Thermoelectric Heat Pump

Thermoelectric

 

 

 

 

 

It can be used either for heating or for cooling, although in practice the main  application is cooling.

 

6. Refrigerator Laboratory Unit

 Refrigerator

 

 

 

 

Laboratory refrigerators are used to cool samples or specimens for  preservation. They include refrigeration units for storing blood plasma and  other blood products, as well as vaccines and other medical or pharmaceutical supplies.

 

7. Fire Alarm Trainer

Fire Alarm Trainer

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A system or portion of a combination system that consists of components and circuits arranged to monitor and annunciate the status of fire alarm or supervisory signal-initiating devices and to initiate the appropriate response to those signals.

 

B: AERODYNAMICS LABORATORY

1. AF100 Tunnel Control and Instrumentation Unit

AF100 Tunnel Control

 

 

 

 

 

 

A compact, practical open-circuit suction wind tunnel for studying  aerodynamics.

 

2. Flow Channel

Flow Channel

 

 

 

 

 

 

Open-channel flow, a branch of hydraulics and fluid mechanics, is a type of liquid flow within a conduit with a free surface, known as a channel. The other type of flow within a conduit is pipe flow. These two types of flow are similar in many ways, but differ in one important respect: the free surface.

 

3. AF41 Flight Demonstration Wind Tunnel

AF41 Flight Demonstration

 

 

 

 

 

An open-circuit wind tunnel incorporating a suspended aircraft model with realistic controls for classroom demonstrations and student investigations into a variety of aircraft flight principles.

 

4. AF302 Nozzle Coordinates

AF302 Nozzle

 

 

 

 

 

 

It is connected to the continuous supersonic wind tunnel.

 

5. Continuous Supersonic Wind Tunnel AF302

Continuous Supersonic

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The AF302 is a suction type continuous operation supersonic wind tunnel with a working section of 101.6 mm x 25.4 mm that allows investigations into supersonic airflow around 2-dimensional models.

 

6. Air Flow Bench AF 10

Air Flow Bench AF 10

 

 

 

 

 

 

A fully mobile bench to provide basic airflow facilities to enable a wide range of practical airflow investigations. Suitable for demonstration, laboratory and project work at a basic level.

 

7. AF100 Tunnel Control and Instrumentation

AF100 Tunnel Control and Instrumentation

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A compact, practical open-circuit suction wind tunnel for studying aerodynamics.

 

C: THERMODYNAMIC /HEAT TRANSFER LABORATORY

1. Pressure Measurement Bench

Pressure Measurement Bench

 

 

 

 

 

 

A bench mounting apparatus to enable practical demonstrations and investigations into pressure and vacuum measurement techniques using manometers and Bourdon type gauges.

 

2. Air flow heat transfer and Aerodynamics Bench

Air flow heat transfer

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Air Flow Bench is a modular design which enables numerous add-on units to be used with this service bench, ensuring that the scope of the work which can be dealt with can be enlarged as required. The full range of experiments is shown here in brief detail for all three disciplines, whereas information on Heat Transfer and Aerodynamics is provided on a separate leaflet.

 

3. Steam Separator

Steam Separator

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A steam separator, sometimes referred to as a moisture separator, is a device for separating water droplets from steam.

 

4. Steam Trap

 Steam Trap

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A steam trap is a device used to discharge condensate and non-condensable gases with a negligible consumption or loss of live steam. Most steam traps are nothing more than automatic valves. They open, close or modulate automatically.

 

5. Steam Ejector

Steam Ejector

 

 

 

 

 

 

It is a pumping device. It has no moving parts. Instead, it uses a fluid or gas as a motive force. Very often, the motive fluid is steam and the device is called a “steam jet ejector.” Basic ejector components are the steam chest, nozzle, suction, throat, diffuser and they discharge

 

6. Natural Convection and Thermal Radiation Apparatus

Natural Convection and Thermal Radiation Apparatus

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The ET130 Radiation and Natural Convection apparatus contains two separate enclosures: one is electrically heated and temperature regulated while the other is water cooled. A thermocouple allows measurement of the temperature of the heat exchanger outlet.

 

7. Bomb Calorimeter

Bomb Calorimeter

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A thick-walled steel container used to determine the energy contained in a substance by measuring the heat generated during its combustion.

 

8. TD 1002 Heat Conduction base Unit

TD 1002 Heat Conduction base Unit

 

 

 

 

 

 

A base unit to support various experiments that demonstrate heat transfer

 

9. Temperature Measuring Apparatus

Temperature Measuring Apparatus

 

 

 

 

 

A measuring instrument that is used for measuring a physical quantity.

 

10. Thermal Conductivity Apparatus

Thermal Conductivity Apparatus

 

 

 

 

 

 

An apparatus used for determining thermal conductivity of materials.

 

11. Boiling Heat Transfer Apparatus

Boiling Heat Transfer Apparatus

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The apparatus has been developed to permit experiments on heat transfer from the solid to the liquid state under conditions of convection and nucleate boiling to be carried out and to demonstrate the effect of film boiling. Heat transfer takes place from a heated horizontal nickel filament to the water or other liquid surrounding it.

 

12. STD 360 Heat Exchanger Service Module

STD 360 Heat Exchanger Service Module

 

 

 

 

 

 

It provides hot and cold water to the heat exchangers and all the instruments needed to measure their performance. All fluid connections to the optional heat exchangers are self-sealing quick connectors – for safety and simplicity. The hot and cold fluid streams have different connectors to reduce errors.

 

13. Thermoelectric Engine

Thermoelectric Engine

 

 

 

 

 

 

Thermoelectric generator (TEG), also called a Seebeck generator, is a solid state device that converts heat flux (temperature differences) directly into electrical energy through a phenomenon called the Seebeck effect (a form of thermoelectric effect).

 

14. Miniature Steam Power Plant

Miniature Steam Power Plant

 

 

 

 

 

 

A steam-electric power station is a power station in which the electric generator is steam driven. Water is heated, turns into steam and spins a steam turbine which drives an electrical generator.

 

15. Boiler Control Demonstration Unit

 Broiler

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Boiler Control unit along with its software simulation allows students to investigate the operation of a steam generation plant.

 

16. Energy Balance Apparatus

Energy Balance Apparatus

This apparatus comprises a single stage compressor coupled to an electric motor and attached to a spring balance. This apparatus enables students to investigate the laws of thermodynamics including energy balance, entropy and compressed volumetric efficiency.

 

 

D: AUTOMOTIBLE WORKSHOP

1. Multi-Cylinder Engine Test Bed

Multi-Cylinder Engine Test Bed

An advanced engine test bed with integrated data acquisition optimized for academic studies and offering significant scope for research. The unit is compatible with a range of engines and utilizes an eddy current dynamometer. The test bed is offered with a spark or compression ignition four stroke multi-cylinder engine but both may be supplied and interchanged on-site.

 

 

2. MAX140(Emitter System)

Emitter system

 

 

 

 

 

 

An air pumping equipment.

 

3. 8-Ton Long ram Jack

8-Ton Long ram Jack

 

 

 

 

 

It's the ideal jack for use on hydraulic cranes, engine hoists, and a wide variety of applications for mechanics, truckers, farmers and off-road enthusiasts.

 

4. Wheel Remover

Wheel Remover

 

 

 

 

A tire changer is a machine used to help tire technicians dismount and mount tires with automobile wheels. After the wheel and tire assembly are removed from the automobile, the tire changer has all the components necessary to remove and replace the tire from the wheel.

 

FWELDING AND FABRICATION

1. 11 Bar Compressor Unit

11 Bar Compressor Unit

 

 

 

 

 

An air compressor forces more and more air into a storage tank, increasing the pressure. When tank pressure reaches its upper limit the air compressor shuts off. The compressed air, then, is held in the tank until called into use

 

2. Plasma Cut 26i Compressor

Plasma Cut 26i Compressor

 

 

 

 

 

PLASMA CUT 26i compressor, a single phase IGBT based inverter power source with built-in professional compressor, ensures an extraordinary high quality cutting of any metal and perforated lamination sheet. Its lightness and incorporated compressor allow its portability and make it absolutely necessary for any maintenance work whenever lacking an air compressor source.

 

3. Hand slitting Tool

Hand slitting Tool

 

 

 

 

 

Used for shearing sheet metal.

 

4. Vertical Milling Machine

Vertical Milling Machine

 

 

 

 

 

In the vertical mill the spindle axis is vertically oriented. Milling cutters are held in the spindle and rotate on its axis. The spindle can generally be extended (or the table can be raised/lowered, giving the same effect), allowing plunge cuts and drilling. There are two subcategories of vertical mills: the bed mill and the turret mill.

 

5. Geared Head Precision Lathe

Geared Head Precision Lathe

 A gear head metal lathe offers eight speeds that vary from 70 to 2000 RPM.It also uses precision ground and hardened slide ways for all movement of the machining carriage.

 

 

6. Precision Lathe Assembly

Precision Lathe Assembly

 

 

 

 

 

A large class of lathes designed for precisely machining relatively hard materials. They were originally designed to machine metals; however, with the advent of plastics and other materials, and with their inherent versatility, they are used in a wide range of applications, and a broad range of materials.

 

GMETALLURGICAL LABORATORY

 Metallurgical Microscope

 

 

 

 

 

Viewing of microstructures

 

HCORROSION LABORATORY

1. Potentiosat Galvanostat Model

 Potentiosat Galvanostat Model

 

I: MECHANICS OF MACHINES LABORATORY

1. Centrifugal Force Apparatus

 Centrifugal Force Apparatus

 

 

2. Gyroscope Apparatus

Gyroscope

         

 

3. Mechanical Governor Apparatus

Mechanical